Advisory Details

January 10th, 2011

Hewlett-Packard OpenView Network Node Manager nnmRptConfig.exe nameParams/text1 Remote Code Execution Vulnerability

ZDI-11-010
ZDI-CAN-934

CVE ID CVE-2011-0268
CVSS SCORE 10, (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
AFFECTED VENDORS Hewlett-Packard
AFFECTED PRODUCTS OpenView Network Node Manager
TREND MICRO CUSTOMER PROTECTION Trend Micro TippingPoint IPS customers are protected against this vulnerability by Digital Vaccine protection filter ID 10529. For further product information on the TippingPoint IPS: http://www.tippingpoint.com
VULNERABILITY DETAILS

This vulnerability allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code on vulnerable installations of HP Network Node Manager. Authentication is not required to exploit this vulnerability.

The specific flaw exists within the nnmRptConfig.exe module exposed by the webserver that listens by default on TCP port 80. A remote user can send an oversized text1 parameter via a POST request to one of the CGI functions of NNM to trigger a buffer overflow in this module. Exploitation of this issue leads to remote code execution under the context of the target service.

ADDITIONAL DETAILS Hewlett-Packard has issued an update to correct this vulnerability. More details can be found at:
http://h20000.www2.hp.com/bizsupport/TechSupport/Document.jsp?objectID=c02670501
DISCLOSURE TIMELINE
  • 2010-09-23 - Vulnerability reported to vendor
  • 2011-01-10 - Coordinated public release of advisory
CREDIT Aniway (Aniway.Anyway AT gmail DOT com)
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